The planetary nebula Sharpless 2-71, as imaged by the Gemini Multi-Object Spectrograph on Gemini North in Hawaii. The long-assumed central star is the brightest star near the center, but some ... more 
The planetary nebula Sharpless 2-71, as imaged by the Gemini Multi-Object Spectrograph on Gemini North in Hawaii. The long-assumed central star is the brightest star near the center, but some astronomers wonder if the dimmer and bluer star (jus less 
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Thu, May 24, 2012 10:12 AM EDT